The Rockford Rescue Mission hosted its annual Thanksgiving Banquet Wednesday.
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ROCKFORD (WREX) — As we get closer to winter, the Rockford Rescue Mission has their crisis center open 24/7.
Stateline shelters and advocate groups look for community help to keep people in need warm through the winter months.
The mission, which serves more than 10,000 meals a month, says the support from city leaders goes a long way.
The foundation awarded grants ranging from $2,000 to $15,000 for organizations helping local youth.
If you’ve seen someone in a Rockford intersection soliciting donations, you’re not alone. Now, one organization came up with a potential solution.
Last year, according to Walker, 465 people in Winnebago, Boone, and Dekalb county struggled with homelessness.
Rockford shelters make a call for help to get people in need properly clothed for the freezing cold.
The coronavirus couldn’t stop the Rockford Rescue Mission from going ahead with it’s annual hot meal tradition. Hear the message to the community.
For 56 years, the Rockford Rescue Mission served a Thanksgiving meal to the community, and while the circumstances look different this year, the meal tastes the same.